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Update: victim of fatal moped accident identified

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) -

The Highway Patrol has now identified the man who was killed in a traffic accident on Highway 70 west of Salisbury Thursday night.

Troopers say Faustino Lopez of Charlotte was killed when he hit a car head on.

Trooper S.L. Herrin investigated a two vehicle crash on US 70 between Salisbury and Cleveland.

Jerry Earnhardt of Salisbury, was driving a 1994 Buick traveling east on 70.  Lopez was riding an orange and black moped and traveling west in the eastbound lanes. 

Lopez was wearing a silver helmet.  The two vehicles collided head on and Lopez was killed. 
 

 

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